Project Manager – Cloud Services

Recruiter
Arras People
Location
Berkshire
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client whose HQ is in Berkshire are currently looking for a Project Manager for a permanent opportunity they have to work out of HQ and also client sites throughout the UK.

Our client specialises in delivering enterprise solutions in to the Public-Sector Government and Education sectors. Their aim is to enable customers to discover new capabilities and cost-effective efficiencies through data centre migration to the public cloud.

Over the years they have worked with almost every form of on site, hybrid and cloud environment there is, so they are exceptionally well placed to help customers get the best possible return on their IT investments.

We are looking for a Project Manager with 3-4 years' proven experience delivering Cloud and Infrastructure projects in the Public Sector. The ideal candidate will have a technical knowledge/experience of Azure and Office 365 as well as experience of working with Agile methodologies

You'll be based at our office in Reading and travel to customer's sites across the UK, with some overnight stays as required.

You must be able to manage multiple cloud service projects with top-down oversight, throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline. You will need to develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with our goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.

Make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables. You will communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements

Analyze economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost benefit and return-on-investment standards.

Review proposed modifications on project plans, including meeting with interested parties to approve and implement beneficial changes.

Oversee acquisition of resources and materials as needed before and during projects by talking with customers, team members, managers, and in-house accountants and negotiating price and payment agreements with vendors.

Anticipate details of future projects by communicating directly with customers and staying informed of relevant trends and industry news.

Job Skills & Qualifications

Required:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience

Extensive leadership experience and strong teaming abilities

Excellent problem-solving skills

Minimum 3/4 years’ management experience in the IT field, including development work.

If interested, we look forward to hearing from you with your CV ASAP

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